Three Injured in 2-Car Wreck in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Three people were injured in a two-car wreck in Northern Klamath County over the weekend. According to a press release from Oregon State Police, 66-year old Sharron Stephens from Albany lost control of her car and veered into the oncoming lane, hitting a minivan head-on. A 37-year old LaPine woman and her...
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Gas Prices Still on the Decline

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Gas prices continue to fall… the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $2.38 a gallon. In Oregon, the state-wide average has dropped to $2.63 a gallon. It’s a little cheaper than that in Klamath Falls, with the average at about $2.53 a gallon. And Lake County is...
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Wanted: OSP Recruits

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are accepting applications for recruits. Using the State of Oregon’s E-Recruit electronic application system, Lateral and Entry level recruit trooper applications will be accepted starting 12:01 a.m., December 20, 2014, through 11:59 p.m., January 2, 2015. Persons interested in applying should start the process now by going to...
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Haggen Buys Out Safeway Stores

Klamath Falls, Ore.– When Albertsons and Safeway merged earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission said they’d need to offload about 150 stores. That’s led to Bellingham-based Haggen Northwest Fresh to buy out several stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, and Nevada. According to a press release from Haggan, a handful of stores in...
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2nd Suspect Surrenders in Bomb Threat, Chase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police dispatchers received a call Saturday morning from a resident in the 12000 block of Highway 66, advising that she had been contacted by a man who identified himself as a suspect that authorities were looking for. The man asked the resident to let police know he was willing...
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OSP Searching for 2 Suspects in Bomb Threat, Chase

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Oregon State Police are searching through forested areas along Highway 66 between Keno and Ashland after two men bailed from a vehicle following a lengthy police chase Friday night . Three suspects fled the vehicle after it stopped on Highway 66 near milepost 18. Officers took one of the men into...
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Walmart Responds to Henley Caroling Situation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– reached out to Walmart’s media relations team overnight to ask about Thursday’s night incident at the Klamath Falls Walmart that led with Henley Middle School and Henley High School chorus members being told to leave the store when they attempted a Christmas carol “flash mob.”   A cell phone video...
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Henley Students Turned Away for Performance

Klamath Falls, Ore.– It started out just like any of the hundreds of inspirational Christmas carol flash mobs you may have seen go viral on social media, but this one has gone viral for all the wrong reasons . Henley High Chorus members assembled casually inside of Walmart in Klamath Falls, and started singing.. But...
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KCSO Receives Safety Grant

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon State Sheriff’s Association has awarded the Klamath County Sheriff’s office more than 17-thousand dollars to help support the agency’s efforts to encourage safety on County roadways. The grant funds include 14-thousand dollars to help pay for extra patrols during DUII enforcement efforts like the one happening right now over...
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Fairgrounds Receives Grant for Lighting

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Community Foundation recently awarded the Klamath County Fairgrounds with a 25-thousand dollar grant to put new lighting in the livestock building in the small arena. The new LED lighting system cost about 45-thousand dollars, but they’re estimated to save the fairgrounds 11-thousand a year in electricity.
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